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in baltimore county. five of them have been in baltimore city. many of the victims have had underlying heart problems. and it certainly underscores how dangerous this heat can be. >> reporter: the death toll keeps rising across maryland, during one of the longest stretches of temperatures above 95 degrees in state history. and those who have to work outside are doing their best to stay hydrated and safe. >> it can get pretty hectic. have to drink a lot of fluids. have to keep you balanced. >> it's very, very bad. but we work because i need money. i need to pay the bills. i need --ue know. -- you know. we need work. >> reporter: most of the deaths have been in baltimore city, men, over 65, with heart problems. but no one is immune from the danger. >> the longer this goes on, as people become sort of used to it, they may lose sight of the fact that it continues to be a real hazard. >> we want to avoid any deaths at all. and if people stay cool and hydrated, we can avoid those negative outcomes. >> he's the biggest problem. pavement gets really hot. i try to keep really short walks. >> reporter
to show you from earlier. the area north of baltimore city and baltimore county where crews were diligently attacking the neighborhoods trying to get in the area. i did have a chance to speak to officials and they were telling me that of all the trucks that have come in from out of state, they even have 300 that have come in from georgia alone. this does not include the stuff from canada and elsewhere, but just these three hundred from georgia. i'm capt. roy taylor. >> trees in a backyard are posing a problem for george richardson. she wants these cut and cleared, but what could happen? she has a conservation area right behind her home. >> i do worry about that. they did penalize me or give me some type of a fine in this situation. >> she is allowed to clear the trees, move them from use them for firewood. >> the trees may have been in a conservation district, but she is responsible for the removal. >> the maryland attorney general's office is investigating complaints of price gouging by some hotels and gas station owners. david collins joins us live with the details. >> price go
of the deaths have been in baltimore city. five of them. and there have been about 60 heat-related emergency room visits every day throughout the state. >> reporter: even before the sun came up, it was a hot one. one of the longest stretches in maryland history, of temperatures above 95 degrees. for some, if you can't beat the heat, go full-bore into the sun. >> i'm not a big hot weather person. but you wouldn't be able to talk with me here dripping in sweat in the sun. >> it's irritating. >> reporter: for others it was time to hit the shade. the temperatures are rising. most of those who have died are men older than 65 who live in baltimore. >> people who have chronic illness, particularly heart problems, they do worse with the heat. and they do worse with every day of the heat. so you can see increasing problems and increasing deaths as the heat wave goes on. >> avoid alcohol. keep hydrated. and monitor yourself. monitor your body. but we can survive this well if we take the necessary precautions. >> i can't move any slower than what i'm already moving. [ laughter ] >> i find that i have n
, and they discovered 1125 customers remain without service in baltimore county and baltimore city. here is how one family is coping without electricity. they pitch a tent in their backyard. more than 100,000 people lost power on friday night in the same storm that hit us here. for now his family's dogs seem to be enjoying the change in scenery. closer to home, get ready for more weather-related traffic problems. go>> it is still died in montgomery county, where a lot of lights are still out ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] a moment of silence for the internet as we know it. a revolution in internet speed is here. more than twice as fast as anything america has ever seen. introducing fios quantum. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities at 800-974-6006 tty/v. >> al qaeda might be plotting another attack on the west. good they were reportedly planning to bring down an airliner and around the time of the summer olympics. he is reportedly meeting for orders. investigators are trying to track down this man. he apparently has no criminal record which ma
tv. before hd and wjz.com baltimore. >> from the city to the county is, now has complete coverage. >> . >> >> a former principal is murdered in florida. >>> was a perceptible in chesapeake pasadena. officials found him floating in a canal. one of the officials rented a house from norman. he says there was trouble between landlord and tenant. >> it was vacant, but then he said, i let these brands go in. and then he said, they are not paying them. >> he was principal at chesapeake until 1983 and the auditorium is named for him. >> a baltimore firefighter is arrested in an fbi raid accused of running a prostitution ring out of a local warehouse. it's not the first time his face such allegations. we have a shocking investigation from police headquarters. >> back in 2010 jamar simmons was arrested for human trafficking and prostitution. he pled not guilty and was given probation. >> inside this house is where police say jamar simmons and franklin coit we're running on online prostitution ring. >> i can't imagine anything scandalous would be going on in here. >> even more surprising i
are out, 20,000 baltimore county, 61,000 customers in baltimore city, are still without power in this heat. 20,000 prince georges county remain without power all told, across the state, service is out to nearly 211,000 bge customers. well, wjz is live. adam may from baltimore county with more how people are coping there it is tough adam. >> reporter: it is. termers are running short --temperers are running short. this is indicative of the scene right off boll loan that and charles you can see this huge pine tree landed on top of those wires and cut off power to this neighbourhood. >> across baltimore county the sound of generators, and chain saw, echo threw neighbourhoods. >> everywhere we have been all the same branches down trees down. trees on houses, trees on cars. >> reporter: jason has been working nonstop in the svelterring heat since saturday morning. >> this is like a hurricane, really bad. >> this was a wild and furious storm. >> reporter: her yard looks like a bomb went off losing a few trees more than 150 feet high. >> oh, my god i couldn't believe it. this one took out that on
than 13,000 homes without it. there are seven thousand customers out in baltimore city and more than 1,000 in howard county and also ann arundel county. wjz 13 is always on for you with the latest first warning weather forecast and you live look at the radar when you need to, go to wjz.com. >>> the economy did add more jobs but not as many as was hoped or enough to make a dent in the unemployment rate. mrosz -- >> employers continued hiring in june but slowly. the economy added 80,000 new jobs, less than unexpected. the over all unemployment rate remained at 8.2%. diane was laid off from the theater industry and went on more than 100 interviews. >> when you're doing everything right and still not getting a job it makes you more fruted. you fish -- frustrated. you wish you knew there was something you could change. >> the economy has gained an average of 150,000 jobs a month. that's down from last year and a sign the labor market is using seam. >> manufacturing added 11,000, the 9th straight month of gains. health care and financial services increased hiring. president obama commented f
city, two deaths in baltimore, montgomery county. hartford county had one heat relitted death. >> -- related death. >> got to be the worse i've seen. it's almost unpredented. >> now everyone is trying to stay cool and waiting for this heat wave to end. >> reporter: the city had been distributing bags of ice and ice water the try to keep people cool. back to you. >> bge says -- excuse me. remember that we're always on any time there's severe weather. you can go back to wjz.com to see your own live look at doppler weather radar. >>> investigators are trying to determine what started a fatal house file. it broke out in the ann arundel on the bay community. firefighters say they found a woman inside the house. medics say she was pronounced dead at the scene. >>> in a recent spike in crime at georgia tech is pushing the students to want to carry weapons on to the campus. a number of students and even some parents have signed an online petition to be sent to governor deal. three students were just robbed off campus. recently a student woke up inside his dorm room with a gunpointi
in baltimore city and the county as well as part of anne arundel county. baltimore city police were forced to block off a number of intersections because of flooding. >>> the parents of an 8-year- old prince william county boy are charged with felony child abuse. amy and matthew sweeney of net hollow court in bristow were arrested after the child turned up at a house on glen meadow lane and appeared to be lost. the boy had severe bruising all over his body. they believe the abuse happened on a constant basis. the child is in the custody of child protective services. >>> 5:04 now. 9 wants you to know there are new allegations of misspent tax dollars by the general services administration. the inspector general is now launching an investigation into a reward and motivation conference the gsa held in 2010 at a marriott in arlington. the one-day conference allegedly cost taxpayers almost $270,000. here's what some of the investigators think the money was spent on. $41,734 for travel, more than $34,000 to rent the venue, $28,364 for a time and temperature picture frames, $25078 for 4,000 drumst
september 4th. no comment tonight from his office. >>> police in baltimore city are trying to find a man that's wanted for murderment they say he hangs around in the bell air edison area. stern, 23 years old, police suspect him in a murder that happened on west avenue at the end of may. if you know where he is you are asked to call 911. >>> tonight the people charged in the st. patrick's day attack in baltimore pled guilty. the attack on a virginia tourist was caught on tape. -- sentenced to three years in prisonnen, he will serve one and two other suspects were sentenced to time served and probation. a fourth suspect baldwin faces three years in jail. >>> new details to night about the death of those three boys on the east shore this weekend. friends and family say they were last seen playing basketball. they were reported missing saturday night. neighbors and police looked all night and the boys were eventually found dead on the banks of creek sunday morning. 12-year-old cotton and 11-year- old christopher gabrielle along with six-year-old -- >> imagine you have your son yesterday play
, mostly in baltimore city, baltimore county and anne arundel county. >>> the storms that blew through brought an end to a series of weather records we were setting. >> first word from veronica in the storm center. >> that's right, guys, we like seeing that, and we're going to talk more about the records we set in just a couple minutes. but for right now we're at 84 degrees, reagan national airport. we're running 15 to 18 degrees cooler than yesterday. look at the dew point temperature, it sits at 60 degrees right now. we have seen that number, of course, as high as 65 to around 70 the last couple days, giving us very sticky air. if you look at the satellite and radar reviews, to the north clearing skies. to the south clouds, and even a few thunderstorms. one is headed over toward ocean city. that's a weather front market right around our area. it's bringing in drier air and definitely cooler air. raffle from today, just over a quarter inch of rain, winchester, just a half inch. culpepper and just over that about a third of an inch in baltimore. storm4 radar shows nothing more than jus
of maryland, millions of dollars for prince george's county and baltimore city. >> reporter: baker wants governor o'malley to call a special session of the legislature in order to expand the number of gaming sites in maryland from five to six and put that new casino at the national harbor in prince george's. >> i feel like progress is being made. >> but the governor won't call a special session at least until he has agreement from house leads are like speaker michael bush who has said he doesn't think expanded gambling would pass right now. the governor is trying to ease political rivalry among competing counties by creating a new gambling commission which would decide on things like gaming tax rates. >> perhaps now, there is the opportunity for the house leadership to coalesce around their leader and, if so, we could get this done, i think, in pretty short order. >> reporter: now, while we can't tell you if or when governor o'malley would call a special session on gambling, what we can tell you is not everybody is on board with this idea, especially the people who have invested millions
their product in america, in baltimore city, a high-quality wire steel product, sells their product in america, exports their product to other countries, and creates more jobs here in america. that's a success story, mr. president. and that's the type of story, i've given up on -- a lot of people have given up on steel. we can't give up on steel. we need to make it in america. let me tell you about another success story. tomorrow i'll be at english american tailoring which is located in westminster right near baltimore in maryland. well, they manufacturer suits -- they manufacture suits in america. they make it in america. we're able to do it. all they ask for is a level playing field, and, mr. president, we took some steps in the senate finance committee yesterday to give that level playing field by what we call the wool trust fund which deals with inverse tariffs. we need to make sure our laws are fair. the shocking thing about clothing, it actually have higher tariffs on the raw material making it impossible to manufacture in america than the finished product coming into america. we correct
. the majority still in baltimore county. there are also more than 14,000 customers in baltimore city, 6,000 in ann arundel and more than 2,000 in howard county. >>> today a south baltimore drug dealer is behind bars. police got a warrant to search charles wilson's home. inside they found $11,000 in cash, a police scanner, weapons and some illegal drugs. wilson now faces drug and drug trafficking charges. >>> a body recovered from the water in baltimore county may be that of a missing jet skier. yesterday the coast guard suspended its search for 47-year-old harry gillis after his unmanned jet ski washed up in the area on tuesday. the identity has not been confirmed. >>> despite concerns about large events will be held in the inner harbor the 4th of july fire works show went out without any major incidents. police boosted their presence and brought in help from surrounding documents and fenced off part of the harbor. 200,0 #00 -- 200,000 people were expected to be there. >>> stay tuned to wjz
for the independence day fireworks display. baltimore city police are ready and have a new plan to keep the peace. they will watch visitors by camera and helicopter. police on bikes will circle the harbor as well keeping the crowd under control. the crowd is expected to be 10 times the size of that for the new year's eve crowd. now back to new york for more good morning america. have a great 4th of july one more check of the weather coming up in 30 minutes. 3q back to school time means back to school germs. that's why lysol partners with schools to help teach healthy habits, habits you can reinforce by adding lysol wipes and no-touch hand soap to your back to school list. learn more at lysol.com/schools ♪ ♪ in america your america ♪ ♪ it's my america oh, america ♪ ♪ purple mountains shining seas ♪ ♪ america america ♪ >>> gospel great, bebe winans. patriotic album called "america america." and perfect to bring us back. as we wish you a happy birthday. robin, george, lara, enjoying it. paula faris, and amy robach, here. >>> we have great desserts. we have chocolate to peanut butte
at our top stories this morning. baltimore city fire chief james clack says he is serious about getting a raise for city firefighters. the board of estimates approved a contract extension and an increase of 18% in his pay over a five-year period. the move sparked outrage from union members. the chief called 98 rock that he would donate his race to a nonprofit fire foundation its rank-and-file firefighters were not issued their own pay raise next year. here is sarah caldwell and traffic pulse 11. >> a few problems, but nothing too bad. the one accident we have at patapsco avenue, be careful there. this one is clearing from the shoulder now. eastbound 7 and hoods mill road. all lanes are open. charles street and bellona ave, traffic lights are on flash. we have the same situation south at washington boulevard. as far as delays, let's give you a live view of traffic. southbound traffic looks heavy here at 295 and 175. let's switch to a live view of j.f.x. and northern parkway. checks out just fine. over to you, tony. >> you probably noticed high, then cloud cover to start the day. we do no
. i am mindy basara. here is a look at one of our top stories. the baltimore city board of estimates approves a new contract and pay raise for fire chief james clack. jack young and joan pratt voted against the agreement. it comes the same week two fire companies shut down and the third is set to close this fall. >> typical summer day in baltimore. warm, not to humid. highs in the upper eighties to around 90 but perhaps a better chance for rain beginning of next week.
. 69 in buoy. now a check of the time save traffic with loren cook. >> an accident in baltimore city, on north calvert, center street. if you are using the jfx, there is nothing to get in your way. that will be a different story on 895, the northbound lanes packed all the way to the steel bridge. here is the west side, wilkins avenue, no problems whatsoever. everything up to speed. >>> 4 year old is dead after drowning in a pool, the sheriff's office says jordan atkins wondered from his home. family members found him floating in a pool. at kips died at the hospital. investigators are investigating. >>> get ready to see changes downtown at the inter harbor. construction begins today. organizers are putting down the ceremonial first jersey barrier. prep work expected to last for about a month. we are more than a month away from the second running of the grand prix. weather and traffic back in half an hour. stay with us. >>> after all that work, so many years of early mornings, late nights, just coming up short. reigning gymnastics world champion jordyn wieber leaving the arena in tears
in washington. 79 in baltimore. 79 in ocean city. yesterday morning the mountains were in the 60s. this morning, 70s in hagerstown, 73. 79 in winchester. heat advisory is back as of noon today through 8:00 tonight. we know this routine by now. will feel like 100 to 105. lots of water, bring in your pets. try to take it easy in the afternoon sun. get shade if you can, that kind of thing, as the heat will be dangerous later today. quiet now. did have thunderstorm activity last night. that has dissipated overnight. might be an isolated storm today. we have no mechanism, no cold front or anything to spur widespread thunderstorms. just a few isolated thunderstorms this afternoon. 101 in fredericksburg today. 100 in baltimore. we look forward to the weekend and early next week when we'll get some relief. let's do and traffic and julie has the latest. >> good morning. on the roads now, lighter than usual traffic volume. i got a feeling a lot of folks extended that holiday for a very long eastbound. southbound 270 easy inbound through germantown. the last couple of days we've been enjoying the hov rest
a chance to experience restaurants that they may not normally go to. check out new things in the city. >> reporter: baltimore's restaurant week continues for 10 days and includings two weekends. so make your reservations early. >> it's a wonderful opportunity for us. we know that during restaurant week, a lot of customers we see are new faces. and that's a great opportunity for us to do what we do best. >> reporter: ron matz, wjz eyewitness news. >> and we'll do what we do best as customers, and that's eat. this is baltimore's seventh summer restaurant week. for a complete list of participating restaurants, log onto our website, wjz.com, and click on news. >>> coming up on eyewitness news at 4:00. >> take a deep breath. >> electronic tlc. see the latest in doctor care that may be coming to a hospital near you. >>> a petri dish of germs. where bwi falls in a survey of disease-spreading airports. >>> and it's a sticky afternoon. bob has the latest on the heat advisory in his first warning forecast. wjz 13 is always on. for the top stores on wjz -- stories on wjz.com, instant [ barks ] [
is the time to do it. it will get hot here shortly. 70 in baltimore and 74 in ocean city. we do have i thunderstorm complex in western maryland and parts of southern pennsylvania. we have to watch that. some of that cloud cover could get into the area. other www.wbz4.com, we are expecting hot sunshine today, breezy conditions out of the south and west at about 10 to 15. our actual daytime highs and the possibility we could see a few late storms redevelop and any time you are looking at temperatures like that, any storms that get going could be strong. just be ready. 100 in washington. 101 in fredericksburg. 99 in waldorf. >> another hot one. >> it will get better from here though. >> on the five-day forecast. >> something to look forward to. >> let's say good morning to julie wright again and check in with her. >> i see the beer truck is still out there. >> we think it's bud. >> that is what i was wondering. >> i know you news anchored wanted to know all the detail. question is is it bud light. we are checking in with the crew in sky fox. this thing overturned around 4:00 this morning
to london. >> she's going to london anyway. it was classy. >>> the baltimore orioles have three all-star going to kansas city and one is a maybe. that man is on the hound tonight. jason hammel gave up eight runs on wednesday against l.a. bottom two peer no score one out, dustin ackley there strikes him out and nabs are runner to end the inning. o's down 0-1. davis takes it all the way downtown and jacks that deep. i was practicing his name before the sports. the orioles lead 3-1 in the fifth inning. >>> the washington capitals have holes on the roster that needs to be filled and they have $20 million in cap space but it louisiana been an uneventful two days of free agency and that's the way it's go inning to stay. no news either for alexander semin. he made it clear he wants to spread his wings elsewhere and has been in his agents office waiting for the calls to come in. some have called him out. they called him a loser and a coach killer. maybe it scared off the masses. that is how mcphee feels about what is going on out there. >> there is a time to get in and a time to stay away.
counties and the city of baltimore. supporters want to allow tables like blackjack in addition to the slot machines and there's a push to authorize a sixth casino site, possibly at national harbor. the governor could call a special session to address the gaming within the next few weeks. >>> so far there is mixed reviews when it comes to dominion virginia power's customers. a rate hike took effect yesterday when a new dominion plant in southwest virginia started operating. that increase works out to about $1.30 extra per month for a typical residential customer. however, dominion says the additional adjustments are being worked out with state regulators and those could drop the average bill by more than $4 starting in september. >>> the time right now is 5:34. i'm watching your money and the job market. one of the lingering tolls of the great recession has been on unemployment. with so many people out of work young people are having the hardest time finding a job. >> reporter: at 19 years old, she's already endured hardship. a foreclosure had her bouncing from house to house for three year
in the pacific northwest. 90s from salt lake city to baltimore. and 80s here in the northeast. >>> well, crews battling the huge western wildfires need all the help they can get. but actually they now have just lost some crucial equipment in the fight. seven military air tankers are now grounded after a c-130 cargo plane with a crew of six went down sunday night while fighting a fire in south dakota. the crash killed at least one of the crew members who were based in north carolina. president obama has already offered his condolences. >>> new details are emerging about the navy jet that slammed into a virginia beach apartment complex in april. investigators say for the first time ever, both engines on the f-18 hornet failed. the right engine stalled. and the left engine also malfunctioned. they're still trying to figure out exactly what caused the catastrophic event. the pilots did manage to eject safely and miraculously no one on the ground was killed. >>> with that we turn to the largest health care fraud settlement in the nation's history. prosecutors say drug maker, glaxosmithklein promote
miles from baltimore, but i wanted to relate a story if i might about the city which is also in our county of hartford county and whether or not eustice added any part into her book about the chesapeake bay and the admiral who came into the chesapeake bay and the upper part of the flats, as we called it and stormed the city of haverty grace and the british, of course, there's a wonderful story about the lighthouse keeper, commodore, john o'neal who was taken prisoner by the marines that left admiral's flagship. they burned about 60% of haverty grace, leaving only 40% standing. supposedly those of the elderly or the infirmed were left standing and the episcopal church has the brick where you can see the musket balls had hit and the story of matilda, commodore john o'neal's daughter rode out to the flagship and commodore or admiral codburn was so impressed by her ability to come out and want to take her father back because she'd been taken prisoner that the admiral actually released her father to her and in the historical museum in maryland they have a small snuff box today that was t
, yet another day riple digit temperatures from oklahoma city to baltimore. record breaking heat now linked to two deaths in chicago. severe storms through parts of tennessee, killing two people and knocking out power to thousands. >>> and thanks but no thanks. the lifeguard fired who leaving his zone for a rescue was offered his job back. why did he turn it down? we'll explain today, july 6th, 2012. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today," live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >>> and welcome to "today" on this friday morning. i'm natalie morales. >> i'm willie geist in for matt. more on this morning's jobs report in a mom. meantime the brutal heat wave that's gripped much of this nation expected finally to come to an end this weekend. >> you may be feeling the impact of the summer scorcher long after this weather cools down. we'll explain straight ahead. >> new details on that fourth of july tragedy off new york's long island, three children killed when a yacht capsized. this morning we'll hear from the man who was operating the boat at the time and lost his nephew in the
city, philadelphia, baltimore, washington, d.c., norfolk, virginia and back towards chicago and detroit. and cincinnati. all these areas another scorcher of a day. take a look at your temps where you are right now. the heat indices right now. factor in the humanity, -- humidity. 87 in st. louis. this has just gone on and on and when your overnight temperatures don't cool down, your house doesn't cool down and that causes the big big problems. take a look at your forecast for the day today. obviously all about heat in the areas of the northeast. today likely the warmest day we have seen so far this year. so a very very hot one. we will see a few pop-up thunderstorms because it's also humid with it. by the afternoon, a front is going to move through at least across areas like boston, hartford in towards new york city by this evening and drop temperatures but we will see some big significant storms, down to the southeast, also hot, we will see some very significant showers and thunderstorms as well. but look at that 106 in wichita. and into the northern plains, this is where you can start
the dakotas all the way to the east coast. temperatures soared past the 100-degree mark in many cities over the weekend. shot up to 97 in baltimore. so hot in fact people were lining up for those much-coveted bags of ice. more now from abc's ginger zee. >> reporter: it's an epic heat wave. >> i think it is too hot. i am not a heat person. >> reporter: 105 in atlanta, georgia. 103, raleigh, north carolina, 103 for birmingham, alabama. big numbers under a huge heat dome. it is not a technical term. here's what it is. a high-pressure system that settles in and barely budges. here's how it works. high pressure compresses air to the ground increasing the molecule's energy and that warms it up all around us. that's the science. here's how it feels -- oppressive heat with no break. a gigantic fan offering relief at a golf tournament in atlanta. for this pup, took an icy treat to cool down. in atlanta, it was one too many overheated innings, the nationals pitcher pulled out of the game with heat exhaustion. across the river in new jersey, paramedics were responding to emergency heat-related calls,
it if it drops those temps a little bit. yellow includes big cities like baltimore, philadelphia, new york, and up towards hartford, connecticut the threat for severe weather today. likely some very strong winds will be the worst of it we saw what those winds can do with that big directional event we had last week in d.c. we could be talking about nasty weather here. the fortunate side is behind that there is cooler air moving. in tomorrow you see the temps there towards chicago, down to around 83. same with cleveland. and we are still warm here across areas a little bit in towards ohio valley. by the time we get towards the day on monday. that should say monday there. sorry about that going to be cooling down for a lot of people. temps back into the 80's, back where we should be, out across the west. there is improvement coming but we have got to get to the day on monday and then a big imprvment. in fact, much of the next week for the eastern part of the country is looking absolutely beautiful so we'll take it it be careful for the rest of this weekend. guys? >> movie theater. i don't kno
, 70ai in baltimore, 66 winchester, 75 in ocean city.y. all right, looking at our satellite radar, front from yesterday, you can see it there you can see the cloud cover inod the carolinas pushing throughhig southern virginia, so it's far to the south, and we're looking at bright sunshine, chances for showers and storms, close to zip and just a gorgeous lookinglo afternoon expected across the area. sunshine, high testify, low humidity in the mid- to upper 80s. enjoy today, because we haveus more heat e and humidity on the way. let's get some traffic and go to julie. >> on the roads, sky fox is joining us there. northbound 395 north of thet beltway. head, steady and slow traffic ur to king before you shake loose.o now accidents, just volume delays. and back inside, we'll updateu the ride. for those around the capitolca beltway, low speed, 650 new hampshire avenue, this delay will day -- below speed heading out to 450. all lanes are open, and inbound new york avenue after southso dakota, that's where youwhe hypothetical the delay, becausee of this stalled truck, right lane of 3 look
's a major cleanup operation under way right now. want to bring in the mayor of baltimore, stephanie rawlings-blake. her city has extended a code red heat alert through tomorrow. good morning. >> good morning to you. >> tell me what you're doing for folks in the baltimore area to keep them from suffering heat exhaustion, heat stroke. it's supposed to be triple digits for the next couple of days. >> we're dealing with two weather emergencies, certainly the derecho, weird storm that no one knows what it is, but the heat is the majorening and that's where we anticipate being vulnerable with heat deaths. we've been giving out ice an asking city residents to check on vulnerable neighbors, those without power and they know don't have air conditioning. check on them, living in isolation, to check and really come together neighbor to neighbor. >> i read you spent your sunday, correct me if i'm wrong, handing out ice blocks to people who i know don't have the ac and in terms of major intersections, have lived in the d.c., baltimore area. i know morning commutes aren't fun, especially adding insult to
. the heavy rain now east cambridge, salisbury. ocean city with a few lipgerring scattered showers back to the west. warrenton and baltimore. we could see more 9:00 a.m. and sunny, 79 to 83. again by noontime already up to 90, maxing out at 95 today. >> i-95 northbound. ft. mchenry tunnel, the that right tube closed. multivehicle crash with four vehicles. traffic is reversing out of the tube. they're getting in the left tube. you are going to see delays on i-95 northbound in maryland. let's head over to woodbine. route 94, this woodbine road is closed from old frederick road to i-70 because of down trees in that area. your alternate roads are going to be morgan station road. let's head over this time to westbound i-70 at the woodbine exit. debris blocks the right lane. aaron and eun? >>> 6:12. 76 degrees. after the break, a weekend golf faps will never for bet. some of the remarkable images of the damage done of the picturesque congressional country club. >>> update on the clean-up. efforts to get the lights back on. our team coverage after the st switching to progressive could mean hun
nicely. really across the board, we saw real strong performances and especially in our large cities like baltimore, chicago, texas looks good, california looks pretty good, so las vegas looks good, so really across the country we had real strong performance. >> gary, let's talk about consolidation in the industry. obviously american air in bankruptcy, big questions about whether they're going to merge with u.s. air. your company's name has been floated out there, still in the mix, almost finished now i imagine integrating airtran. what do you think is going to happen? >> well, we've got a lot of work to do at southwest, so it's nothing that we've commented on with respect to any interest we might have. we're very busy with integrating airtran and that will take several more years. we're really pushing our new frequent flyer program and spending a lot of time with that, bringing in new aircraft type so we're very, very busy. in any event we're expecting that our competitors will simply grow stronger, and just listening to your earlier conversation, we need to be sure that we bring competi
. nice and quiet. a few clouds across portions of the southeast of the viewing area here. ocean city, rehoboth, little cloud cover. otherwise, nice looking start. should be in for partly to mostly sunny skies here by late morning. reagan national, 72 degrees. look at all the 60s. 65 in baltimore. 61 this morning in winchester. that's fantastic. 72 in ocean city. one of our coolest mornings yet this month. going to be a nice day. still will be warm with highs in the upper 80s to about 90. with lots of sunshine, not expecting much in the way of humidity, should feel good. 89 in washington. 90 fredericksburg. details on the weekend forecast in a minute. let's do traffic. julie wright has the latest. good morning. >> we're checking in with skyfox in just a moment, but we can show you the commute now along northbound 395 definitely below speed working past duke street continuing towards seminary road. remains heavy and steady at this point. i think we have skyfox with us again. they were above northbound i- 95. working northbound this morning you'll find the lanes are open, but the pace i
across our region from baltimore all the way down, and making its way across the chesapeake. down towards salisbury and ocean city, all the effects from this storm. the good news is it is out of here. we do not expect to see any more anytime soon. how rare is this? well, 1 in 4, or one every four years, star derechos are concerned. one in every two years back to the west, including allegheny county, but it's back to the west he hear about this. chicago, cincinnati, places in ohio, they see about one of those a year. for us, once every four years, i don't think we even see this kind of derecho. it could be one every ten or 20 when we have this type of storm. i'll update you on the complete forecast over the next couple minutes. >>> to help commuters who will be leaving d.c. tonight, hov restrictions have been suspended. that means drivers are free to use any lane of i-270 during the evening rush. >>> also, there is help for xwhuter headed toward virginia tonight. v-dot is lifting hov restrictions for interstate 66 web inside the beltway. regular restrictions to two or more passengers per v
overnight with two two alarm fires in the city. we first told you about this at abc2news.com. shortly before midnight. that first fire broke out inside a home on roberts street in west baltimore. that was reported around 11:30. now the second fire also a two alarm job started at the ambassador theater on liberty heights around midnight. investigators aren't exactly sure what started the fire. the ambassador you see video in from overnight. >>> anne arundel county police on the scene right now of the overnight drowning it happened in brock lynn park. once again in anne arundel county. and abc2's sherrie johnson is here with all new information. >> reporter: charlie i've been in contact with anne arundel county police this morning. we have confirmed a 4-year-old child has drowned at a pool at a home in brooklyn park in anne arundel county. we have all new video of the scene. police tylotes child was found unresponsive in the pool at the home at 601 old riverside road. the call came in around 10:00 last night and the child was taken to harbor hospital and police are still investigating this cas
. an accident in southwest baltimore. it's on west a taps hello, avenue. using the jfx into the city no delays. that will not be the case on 695 it's going to be packed in the west side from liberty road towards interstate 70 and here's parkville at harford outer loop jam upped towards 83. >>> good morning happy friday. police in carroll county are searching for clues in a double shooting that left a person dead. this happened around midnight at the harvest inn on liberty road. second victim was flown to shock trauma. there is no word on a motive or suspects. >>> meantime, one person is dead after a police involved shooting in baltimore county. members of the county tactical team were serving a want on a home on high meadow court in reisterstown before midnight. the person they say attacked him with a weapon and the officer shot and killed the suspect and an investigation continues this morning. >>> we are out of time. now back to new york and we will have another update in a bit. 3q there she is ! hey, i got a leak ! yoo hoo ! wait a minute, come back ! um, miss ? up here! right. like 85% of
will look at the radar. you can see this circle around of baltimore area. this is sliding to the south. there's still some light-to- moderate rainfall in the city. you can see a mixture of clownus and sun. 82 to 87 the high. northeast winds of about five to 10 miles >>> samantha guthrie at the white house. >> thanks so much, samantha. >> it's just hard to remember but we'll get it right. i promise you that. if you thought the worst was over, we're just getting warmed up. we're going to get to know more about savannah guthrie and her hair styles in the next half hour. meanwhile 7:30 monday morning. i'm matt lauer alongside the aforementioned savannah guthrie. >> shouldn't there be warning before you show that footage. >> you gave it to us. >> by the way, you were on vacation last week. how did that go? were you able to relax at all? >> no, anxiety, stress and excitement. really, just excitement. >> again, more to come. we're going to get to know a little of your past in a couple minutes. >> that's scary. stay tuned for that. >>> coming up, a great story. we've been following the story o
in washington. overnight temperatures fall back into the 70s and even low 80s in the city. plenty of humidity with the rain we picked up yesterday. 80 in annapolis. 80 in baltimore. 79degrees in leonardtown. let's talk about the jet stream and the big dome of high pressure, we've been talking about for days and days, won't completely move out for the drought ridden west. at least for us, a little dip in the jet stream, cooling us down for the weekend. that process will take a couple of days. clouds in the forecast today with a frontal system, and the risk of a few showers or thunderstorms this afternoon and just like yesterday, one or two of those storms could be on the strong side. look out for that possibility. i don't think it will be as strong as yesterday. but that possibility with the frontal system hanging out in the area. bottom line for the weekend, things look brighterrer and cooler with less humidity. something to look forward to. here's your five-day forecast, as we get into the afternoon hours, possibility of storms and highs in the low 90s. lots of humidity. and there you go for
be what it would cost in downtown baltimore, but in this case you are a long way from the city. it was built to put out fires on that base, but it is now for the most part closed. it was closed down a number of years ago. another issue we found with that particular building and that there is a lot of ground contamination due to the activities going on at the base. what the value of that building? it's difficult to say. the property people we spoke to doubted the value was anything close to what the federal database specified that it was. it is going to be really hard to find a buyer for it firehouse that has been closed for 10 years on contaminated ground. host: we have an interior shot also. guest: it did not look that much better. we had to wear hard hats. we could only go into some parts. we did not want to get hit with falling debris. but host: massachusetts on the democratic line. caller: i have a comment than a question. is this nongovernment fraud to undermine the tax payers and take away their purchasing power basically to just take the power away from the people? we al
't need the jobs. host: baltimore, mike, democrat l line. caller: i grew pickup a midwestern city famous for high quality manufacturing and as a kid i remember the claims of everyone around me, you know, made in milwaukee, the best. now i go home and they say that is over. all the firms are gone. that pride in workmanship is gone. but what has changed is we are globalized. so, wisconsin is just one node in a global economy. so, we have to get back in a global economy to where we were. we have to actually do what germany does. capture the highest value added parts of the commodity chain in the global economy. i think we can do it. host: "new york times" a story page a-8 that the headline says u.s. charges men on the iran embargo that the justice department unsealed the indictment of two men for conspiracy to violate the embark against iran by trying to smuggle restricted equipment and materials suitable for goes centrifuge to enrich uranium in the country. they had been made in the united states. a 24-page indictment handed down accuse accused them of working together and with others to b
. no preservatives. and no added hormones. ♪ daisy, do-do a dollop >> this is wbal-tv 11 news today in baltimore. >> good morning. i am stan stovall. here is kim dacey and traffic pulse 11. >> we have a lot of situations in the city to talk about. one at parkway and east lake avenue. another one that helped send an mondawmin ave. -- one ant hilton and mondawmin avenue. telegraph and route 32 in anne arundel county, a crash reported to us there. traffic lights remain out across the area. here is one on howard county on the ramp to westbound 70. we will give you a live look at traffic. we will check and see how they are doing here. increasing volume of one of it. increase -- in the volume quite a bit. traffic is moving fine here. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> we are off to a fine start. humidity is down a little bit. low sixties for the dew points. 78 at the airport, 72 in randallstown. humidity will go to a little bit into the afternoon hours. with the added heat energy, 30% chance for a thunderstorm. high temperatures between 90 and 95. unfortunately, the chance for rain will go up
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